Fielding Graduate University — Doctoral Faculty, Human and Organizational Development

Fielding Graduate University, School of Leadership Studies

Doctoral Faculty, Human and Organizational Development (HOD)

Doctoral Faculty, Organizational Development & Change
Appointment: Core doctoral, full-time, three year, renewable contracts
Academic Year: Three, 15 week terms (January – December)
Reports to: HOD Program Director
Location: Remote
Wage Range: DOE
FLSA Status: Exempt

Interested applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest and CV. Applications will be accepted for consideration until the position has been filled.  

Fielding Graduate University is an accredited non-profit leader in progressive graduate education for adult learners. Our curriculum combines online, video, and face-to-face approaches for a personalized transformative learning experience. We offer quality graduate degrees for professionals living, working, and studying anywhere in the world. 

Fielding’s faculty members are distinguished scholar-practitioners. They serve as mentors for self-directed students who apply their education to support social justice and inclusive communities, workplaces, and society. Faculty members facilitate learning through structured group online courses, virtual sessions, and individual assessments for students who choose to complete some coursework through independent learning contracts. Core faculty lead virtual and on-site student clusters, regional learning intensives, and scholar-practitioner offerings at in-person sessions, including an annual  January session in Santa Barbara, California.

Education: An earned doctorate (PhD or EdD), completed at least three years ago, in organization studies, leadership, or development; relevant social or behavioral sciences, or education.

Successful Experience in: progressive, relational, graduate teaching; mentoring/advising; guiding graduate research and doctoral dissertations; virtual and in-person program delivery; relevant scholarly and professional publications and presentations; and collaborative program governance.

Relevant backgrounds include: Academic and professional experience with a scholar-practitioner approach in organizational development and change; inclusive approaches to leadership and human resource development; engagement in health care, STEM, community, non-profit, social service, corporate, and/or international organizations, supported by a commitment to inclusion, equity, and intercultural awareness. 

Demonstrated competence in teaching students from diverse multicultural backgrounds; expertise in teaching and supporting doctoral students in quantitative research and in a range of other epistemological stances, including qualitative, action-oriented, and critical approaches.  

Also of interest are feminist, race, and queer theories; decolonized and indigenous scholarship; and alignment with Fielding’s commitment to excellence, diversity, social justice, and inclusivity.

Fielding core faculty have access to medical/dental/vision insurances; Flexible Spending and/or Health Savings Accounts; retirement contributions after one year of service; and professional development funds.

Online Application Link

Interested applicants must submit a detailed letter of interest and CV.
The review of applications will begin April 15, 2022 and will continue until successful candidates are identified.
We strongly encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Candidates for this doctoral faculty position must be able to show proof of the right to work in the U.S.

We encourage applicants to review the Organizational Development and Change PhD curriculum, prior to applying.  This information is available online through
An employment offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The start date is negotiable but the preferred start date is July 2022.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to inclusive excellence and encourages diversity and inclusivity in all its enterprises. As an equal opportunity employer committed to social justice, we value and welcome individuals of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, genders, gender identities, gender expressions, marital status, national origins, race and ethnicities, religious affiliations, sexual orientations, veteran status – and other visible and nonvisible differences. We seek employees who are committed to creating a respectful, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all community members.